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phosphoric acid

 [fos-for´ik]
a crystalline acid formed by oxidation of phosphorus; its salts are called phosphates.

phos·phor·ic ac·id

(fos-fōr'ik as'id),
Orthophosphoric acid; H3PO4; a strong acid of industrial importance, m.p. 42.35°C; dilute solutions have been used as urinary acidifiers and as dressings to remove necrotic debris. In dentistry, it constitutes about 60% of the liquid used in zinc phosphate and silicate cements; solutions in varying concentrations are used to etch enamel and dentin surfaces prior to application of various types of resins.

phos·phor·ic ac·id

(fos-fōr'ik as'id)
A strong acid of industrial importance; dilute solutions have been used as urinary acidifiers and as dressings to remove necrotic debris. In dentistry, it comprises about 60% of the liquid used in zinc phosphate and silicate cements; solutions are used for conditioning enamel surfaces before applications of various types of resins.

phosphoric acid

an important component of NUCLEIC ACIDS, connecting the pentose sugars to form a POLYNUCLEOTIDE CHAIN.

phos·phor·ic ac·id

(fos-fōr'ik as'id)
Orthophosphoric acid. In dentistry, it constitutes about 60% of the liquid used in zinc phosphate and silicate cements; solutions in varying concentrations are used to etch enamel and dentin surfaces to improve mechanical bonds before application of various types of resins. Sometimes used as a component in zinc phosphate cement.
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Then magnesium oxide, aluminum oxide, and phosphoric acid fire retardants of 10, 20, and 30% composites were investigated.
30% phosphoric acid, 10% phosphoric acid, and 30% aluminum oxide had the highest value of tensile strength (13.4 MPa), elongation at break (14.2%), and tensile modulus (0.978 GPa).
Among the treated composites, 30% magnesium oxide lost the highest weight (6.1%) and 20% phosphoric acid lost the lowest weight (1.34%) (Figure 12).
30% phosphoric acid, 10% phosphoric acid, and 30% aluminum oxide showed the highest value of tensile strength (14.5 MPa), elongation at break (12.5%), and tensile modulus (1.213 GPa).
In 2010, K-Technologies, Inc., Florida, USA ('K-Tech') ran batch scale tests using ion-exchange technology ('IX') to remove metal ions from the phosphoric acid to reduce the minor element ratio ('MER').
The pilot plant IX tests were completed on acid produced by the phosphoric acid pilot plant tests using the representative rock samples.
Phosphoric Acid Post Treatment - Pre-neutralization
Prayon has recently delivered the technical results of the pre-neutralisation tests (where phosphoric acid is partially pre-neutralised using ammonia) of the phosphoric acid made on their pilot plant from a representative sample of Chilisai rock from across the resource base area.